Monthly Archives: August 2012

Apple’s History and Hedge Fund Update

There doesn’t seem to be anything stopping the giant Apple Inc from its ever expanding size. Each Apple share now is worth more than $650. Investors believe that Apple, as a corporation, is worth altogether over $615,000,000,000. That’s quite a lot of moola. In fact Apple recently broke the historical world record for the largest market capitalization ever,… Read More »

Wealthy is Healthy

A new study by experts reveals that only 1/3rd of Canadians will admit to being overweight, despite national statistics suggesting the real proportion of people overweight is approaching 2/3rds.  Speaking in general terms, maybe we’re just too afraid or embarrassed to admit how we really feel about ourselves. A professor at the University of Calgary said that “we collectively as… Read More »

Weekend Business and Blog Roundup – Aug 10th

Some quick news from around the world The Canadian Dollar reached a 3 month high relative to the USD as oil and metal prices became stronger. Time for some cross border shopping? Our country’s trade deficit unexpectedly soared to $1.8 billion in June. This means we are importing more stuff than selling to other countries. China’s export growth… Read More »